having many pimples.
- Also pim·pled [pim-puhld]. /ˈpɪm pəld/.
- un·pim·pled, adjective
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How to use pimply in a sentence
The teenage boy who meets Joe Buck at a movie theater is described as “pimply” five times.‘Midnight Cowboy’ was a masterpiece made of desperation | James Hirsch | April 2, 2021 | Washington Post
It is for the power of stirring, goose-pimply rhetoric that makes those who are privileged to hear it swoon in rapture.
A pimply-faced office boy elbowed him out of it and the man turned away meekly.
Over the last three miles of the day's journey the surface was raised in large, pimply masses surrounded by wide fissures.The Home of the Blizzard | Douglas Mawson
The nice new house was expecting them, and a cheeky, pimply German page-boy took their packages up.The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
When the storm subsided, the pimply-faced man was voted to the chair, and the conversation became more reasonable.Grif | B. L. (Benjamin Leopold) Farjeon
It did so after considerable delay, and a pimply boy in knee pants showed me upstairs into the waiting-room.